After a week off, the series returned to High Point. Despite having a big practice crash, Aaron Plessinger was on his game in the motos. He had two third-place finishes and took third overall. Ferrandis was also on point; he went four-four, for fourth overall. Mitchell Harrison took a top ten finish, with a tenth in the first moto, and ninth in the second moto. Colt Nichols faced challenges in both motos as he got caught in a start pile-up in the first moto. In the second moto, he was running in seventh and crashed on the second last lap. He ended up seventeenth overall.
Ferrandis wins the second moto at Glen Helen
The Frenchman, Dylan Ferrandis, won the second moto at Glen Helen, by over twenty seconds this weekend. Ferrandis, who had a ninth-place finish in the second moto after crashing, took his first outdoor moto win. His results earned him the third podium spot. Plessinger finished third in the first moto but crashed in the second and came through to thirteenth. He took seventh overall. Colt Nichols had another strong day, taking fifth in the first moto and fourth in the second moto, which earned him fifth overall. Mitchell Harrison had a top-ten overall, after going thirteen-eight.
The season opener was an eventful one for the Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha team. Following last year’s success, the team was back up on the podium, with Aaron Plessinger taking third overall. Colt Nichols who missed who had just come back from injury had a solid ride, finishing sixth overall. Ferrandis’s outdoor debut was going strong up until a crash in the first moto ended his racing for the day. Harrison crashed in both motos but was still able to take a top-ten overall finish.
Aaron Plessinger wrapped up the season with a third- place finish at the East/West Shootout. Plessinger and his teammates all were held up by the start crash in the main, but Plessinger’s speed allowed him to finish on the podium. Ferrandis, finished not far behind Plessinger, in fourth. Harrison took ninth, and Reardon finished thirteenth.
Dylan Ferrandis was on fire at the penultimate round of the season. Despite being his rookie year, Dylan has been a front runner at many rounds this season. He was the second fastest qualifier, finished third in his heat, then went on to finish second in the main. Harrison crashed early in the main and worked his way through to finish thirteenth.